Under the big and blue Northern Illinois skies, eastbound loaded crude oil train U-FYNCNQ0 35T hustles past Rochelle's Industrial Park area on BNSF's Aurora Subdivision with a couple of Canadian N... (more)
Rolling under a classic CB&Q searchlight signal bridge, loaded crude oil train U-ELUCXY0 43T from the North Dakota oil fields strolls eastward through Rochelle on BNSF's Aurora Sub headed for the ... (more)
BNSF 5328 leads "Brick Town" west through Rochelle, ducking under the CB&Q signal bridge west of the diamonds which is living out its last few months of operation before it's replaced wi... (more)
Two eastbound UP trains, both with SD70ACes head through Rochelle side by side, ducking under the classic CNW signal bridge in front of the railroad park. This signal bridge is living out its fina... (more)
A eastbound stack rumbles into Rochelle, IL bound for proviso yard in Northlake, IL in the early 90's.
UP SD70M 4203 leads a manifest west under the classic CNW signals in Rochelle. In March of 2015, work has begun to replace this classic signal bridge with just another generic aluminum cantilever ... (more)
BNSF 4459 leads a westbound intermodal through Rochelle.
As they wait for a signal across the BNSF diamond, the conductor on UP SD70M 4073 washes the windows on the unit.
CNW 8651 leads a UP coal train through downtown Rochelle, IL. The former CNW depot is signed for its new owner, but aside from that, this train looks like a typical UP-CNW run through train. UP wo... (more)
A classic C&NW scene nearly 20 years after the UP takeover at 'NX' Interlocking in Rochelle. It shouldn't be too much longer until these signals fall victim to PTC replacements.
A trio of Chicago Haulers with CNW 8701 leading the ex-CNW 8656 and an original UP C44-9W under the overpass at Dement with a Global 2 to Global 3 transfer.
CNW 8646 roll's through Rochelle, IL with a manifest bound for North Platte, NE. This unit was not supposed to lead this but due to cab signal issues with another unit this was next in line to lea... (more)
UP 2010 races west at Rochelle, IL with a stacker on it's way to Utah!!!!
CNW 8701 roll's through Rochelle, IL with the real heritage unit on a rainy night in December!!
UP 6289 leads a westbound intermodal over the BN diamond at Rochelle, IL. Actually, this was still a C&NW train at the time, but Uncle Pete was clearly already in charge.